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    September 21, 2012
    7:00 - 8:59am PDT  

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hups gathered at moffett field to see the shuttle fly overand we will show you the flyover. >> it's a appearance to be in line and have fun. make new friends. >> one hour from now, apple stores will open and the long
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anticipated iphone 5 will be in the hands of anxious apple fans. what those who have the new phone are saying about it. >> reporter: a police shooting sparks a heated protest in san francisco. we will show you how a police station was vandalized during the spontaneous demonstration. >> also a busy weekend for presidential politics in the bay area. republican presidential candidate mitt romney is on his way here today. president obama arrives later this weekend. will your neighborhood be affected. mornings on 2 begins right now. >> complete bay area new coverage starts right now this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. welcome to mornings on 2 i am dave clark. >> i am tori campbell. friday september 21st. we begin with the historic flyby over the bay area. we are just a few hours away from the shuttle endeavour making its final run. ktvu ann ruben is live at a giant watch party taking place at moffett field.
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good morning ann. >> reporter: good morning. there are hundreds of people here they brought their chairs and their cameras. and they are settling in to witness a bit of history. this will be endeavour's final flight piggybacking on a specially modified boeing 747. it will fly over the golden gate bridge and do a low pass over the nasa researcher and continue south in los angeles placed onpermanent displays at the california science center. a crowd gathered by moffett field even though the flight is hours away. they say this is a once in a lifetime opportunity. if fact, one man drove from virginia to be here. >> it's a very meaningful dayp there will be a lot people that will never forget this. and, i will be one of them. >> reporter: there will be speeches, displays and a count down to the flyover which should happen sometime between 9:45 and 10 a.m. live at moffettfield, ann
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rubenktvu channel # news. >> besides -- 2 news. >> besides moffett field there are other places to see it. a charge crowd is expected when it flies over the golden gate and the ch abc ot sighs sense and explore toreium in san francisco and lawrence hall of sighence in berkeley. weather could prevent parts the bay area from getting a clear shot of the shuttle. >> yeah. let's go to steve who knows all about it what do you think? >> for most it will be all right. there's a little fog forming. it's just kind of that pattern. but for most locations it will be all right. some of the fog will disappear but there's areas marin county and is a mateo coast. patchy low cloud by 9 it should dissipate or there should be enough breaks or holes but over the bay a little. by 9:30, 10 we should get clearing. but for an hour, hour and a half, there will be patchy low
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clouds. >> thanks and we will have continuing coverage of the endeavour and we will be live at criyy -- chrissy field and you can watch the fly overon ktvu.com. time is 7:03. a police shooting in san francisco's mission district that sparked a late night protest. ktvu alex savidge at the mission police station and you've been out there since 4:30 and they are cleaning up the damage caused alex. >> reporter: and the damage has been cleaned up here. the protesters last night they were angry about what ended up being a nonfatal police shooting. after it happened, protesters took to the streets and ended up vandalizing the mission police station and officers all morning as you can see over here, have been keeping watch out in front of the station throughout the night. early this morning, city crews came in and cleaned up the graffiti. some spray painted the words killers on the front door of
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the station. this upon stainous -- spontaneous demonstration broke out last night. several marched through the streets and one point they came and surrounded the station and there were officers in riot gear standing guard at that time. during the protest, someone spray painted the police station itself. no arrest endeded up being made and no one was hurt but anger over the shooting was evident. >> do something corrupt and evil people can see it. people see right through it. >> reporter: that demonstration was prompted by a police shooting that happened around 8:00 last night. just a few blocks away on 14th street near van ness, plain clothes officers with a gang task force were chasing after a man they thought was a gang member. police say that man pulled out a tec9 pistol and officers told him to drop the gun but police say he raised the weapon and that's when a officer opened firech the man holding the gun was hit twice by gunfire and taken to the hospital but we
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understand according to san francisco police, he is expected to survive. after that tense demonstration that culminated mere at the police station -- here at the police station, things are back to normal. live this morning in san francisco. alex s is avidge, k to tvu. two men shot overnight in east san jose are expected to survive. police rushed to a heated argument about 10:20 last night. they say they found two men withgunshot wound. one shot in the chest. police later told ktvu they are not sure how the men knew each other but they don't think the shootings were gang related. it's 7:06. happening now, less than an hour to go people who have been waiting in line for the iphone 5 will soon get their sweet rewards. apple stores opened at 8 this morning to sell the iphone 5. this is the chestnut street store in san francisco. thousands of people have been
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camping outside apple at&t and sprint and verizon stores here in the bay area. some brought camping gear and some have been sitting in line since monday. now in new york city, apple customers filed through this long line to get the prized position. the life weaved through metal barricades in front of the main store in midtown manhattan. fans what chance to test it out were asked what's so great about the phone. >> super fast. the first thing you notice is it's light, you know. i have the 4g and it's way lighter. and even though you don't feel that it's bigger because the form factor is good. >> now there have been complaints specifically about the lack of google maps. that's no longer an option on the iphone 5. the new apple maps feature a lot of users are saying is not as good. prices -- prices frank 199 to $649 without a contract.
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7:07. turn to election 2012 -- turning to election 2012 news, mitt romney comes to the bay area raying cash for his campaign. an afternoon fund-raiser set at the strawberry hill estate in hillsboro. news alcohol -- chopper 2 flew over it yesterday. tickets $5,000 a person for the event which begins at 4:45 and closed off to the media. in a couple weeks president obama comes back to the bay area for a san francisco concert is and rally fund- raiser. according to the bay area news group, that october 8th event will be held at the bill graham civic auditorium. tickets ranging from 100 dollars to $7500. meantime, congress is preparing now to take a recess until after the november elections. but first, they have to deal with very key issues. coming up at 7:16, we will go live to washington to tell you why this could be a long weekend for members of congress. >> sal joins us to tell us if
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it's going to be a long friday morning commute for some people. especially on 880. sal. >> reporter: you know, it's starting off okay. we haven't had too many incidents. a couple problems out there. start off with 880 as you mentioned. the traffic is moving along pretty well here as you pass the mission boulevard -- i am sorry 880 passing the coliseum. northbound all the way up to downtown, when you get to the toll plaza there is a delay there backed up beyond the 880 overcrossing getting into san francisco. no problems on the bridge itself. now, i was mentioning mission boulevard because there's a crash southbound 680 at mission heading to fremont. we haven't had major problems associated with the crash. and in san jose, northbound 101 slowing near 280 and near 880 but the other freeways 280 and 85 look pretty good. 7:09 now steve. >> mostly clear out there. a few high clouds coming up from the southwest. but that temperature will start to come up a little today.
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we have patchy low clouds and big fog bank tuesday and wednesday and yesterday thick fog similar today for parts and mainly towards the north. but almost higher clouds filtering by it will be warmer under mostlyi why skas. -- mostly sunny skies. 60s and 70s are the end result. a component of a westerly breeze. but it's cold up towards kenwood and upper 30s. now sonoma 41. in a vato and woodic a-- novato and wood acre at 43. 10 degrees warmer heading towards fairfield and low to mid-50s for san jose 52 under mostly clear skies. the week was out here controlling the weather. now it's moving up here. and it's going to move into oregon and a piece of that will drop into northern california on sunday. but today and tom, except for patchy fog and a few high clouds mostly sunny and warmer. chilly morning lows and the patchy fog gives way to 60s,
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70s and 80s. low, to 80. 70 alameda. 74 hayward. west wind temperatures getting to near average or sleetly below for some. a warmup away for the coast but most of the coast will have sunshine. looks good for many. fall begins tomorrow morning and it will be sunny and warmer but a cooley breezier windy -- cooler breezier windy. on the fast track high speed rail? the move from the white house to get things rolling. >> and kateo confesses. the big admission from a key witness in the o.j. simpson murder trial.
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for some it's sunny and others a few my clouds and patchy fog but mostly sunny and warmer today. temperatures 60s by the coast. 70s around the bay and 80s for inland. thank you.
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it's 7:13. new this morning, rising tensions between north and south korea. south korea fired warning shots over north korean fishing boats near the maritime border separating the countriesch the fishing boats then sailed back over the border. no one was hurt. conflict between the two dates back to the early 1950s. the prime minister of libya says he thinks the attacks that killed chris stevens was planned ahead of time. >> i think it is. i think it is because the way it has taken place, the way they have done it proved they plan it. so it's not spontaneous thing. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is forming a panel to investigate the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi which time 7:14. preparing for another round of protests he in indonesia, the united states closed the embassies in indonesia. friday is the main muslim day
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of prayer and in indonesia they have protests after the friday prayers. muslims enraged over the movie innocence of must leams which offended the -- muslims which offended the prophet mohammad was produced in the u.s. ahmadinejad is talking about the movie. today he denounced the west for what he called insults to the divine messenger and criticized respect for freedom of speech. he said that after a week of protests and riots by people very angry about that movie. 7:15. congress is about to leave washington until after the november election. alison burns joins us live from washington where there are critical issues law makers are leaving undone. >> reporter: senators hoped to leave by today but they still have not agreed on a temporary budget that would keep the government running for the next six months. they could be forced to work
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through the weekend because the deal has been held out by fights over foreign aid and hunting on public lands. the finger-pointing is intensifying over big issues left undone like dealing with the tax increases and massive spending cuts that kick in at the end of the year. aid to farmers and more. >> i do think that we have a responsibility to put certainty as much certainty as possible forward and that would involve our make tough decision to avoid going over the cliff. >> reporter: democrats and republicans are both calling this the most dysfunctional congress in recent memory. house democratic leader pelosi will speak on capitol steps in 15 minutes calling for congress to stay in session. she says this is the earliest congress has adjourned since the 1960s. reporting live, from washington dc, alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. 7:# is of. the white house a--7:16.
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the white house announced they are putting the california high speed rail program on the fast track. the frees know to bakersfield stretch is called for a speedy. they received $3 billion if federal funding. the white house announced plans to speed up the permit and review process for the downtown san francisco ferry terminal expansion. 7:16. a man recovering from gunshot wounds in concord was shot overnight he was found on the sidewalk on garden avenue near upland drive. so far no one has been arrested. if you have any information, call concorde police. a prominent wednesday in the o.j. simpson trial says o.j. killed his wife and her friend. kateo kaelin said it. he lived in o.j. simpson's guesthouse when nicole brown simpson and ron goldman were killed in 1994. now ogee was acquitted of the murders. in a recent interview with a
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new york post he reportedly said i am quoting the statute of limitation is passed and i can say yes, he did it. but kaelin is telling tmz.com that he was misquoted. and that he only thinks o.j. simpson committed the murders. 16 members of an ohio amish community are facing a long time in prison after being convicted of federal hate crimes. prosecutors say the leader forced his followers to shave the beards and cut off the hair of amish people who left his group over religious disagreements. the court ruling came after more than 4 days of deliberations. each of them now face possibly 20 years or more in prison. it is 7:18. new this morning, from mexico, three gunmen were killed in a shootout with police near the texas border. mexican authorities say the gunmen fired shots at police who were searching for escaped prison inmates. mexican officials say jailbreak
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was organized by a drug cartel. apparently with the help of some prison employees. u.c. berkely is hiring new counselors to help undocumented students on campus. university official created new halftime counselorring position to give academic support and resources for financial aid and legal assistance. the campuses first undocumented student program coordinator started this fall. right now there are 200 undock uteed -- undocumented students on campus. if you have to fly in or out of san francisco international airport this weekend, you better expect delays. the airport once again is going to close down one of the main runways. this time the crews will be installing new runway lights. they are working on a new taxiway. the work begins tonight 10:00 and it will continue until monday at 8 a.m. the fog burn off in time for a clear shot of the endeavour flyover.
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people wondering that. steve has the computer model tracking the nothing. >> -- fog. >> and important evidence prosecutor no longer are seeking in the colorado movie theater massacre case and the dramatic change in the appearance of the suspect. >> good morning driving on highway 4 we have slow traffic although we have some improvement today over yesterday's terrible commute. [ female announcer ] every day, there's a new reason not to make a home-cooked meal.
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in the new picture on left, holmes you see has short brown hair and instead of the bright orange curly hair in the first booking photo. holmes is facing 152 charges in connection with the july 20th shooting that left 12 dead and 58 injured. time 7:22. later today we will find out who is the best in the west. at least among s.w.a.t. teams. 36 s.w.a.t. teams from all over the western u.s. are competing for that title in san jose. they are tested on physicalfitness, weapons skills and team work. the santa clara county sheriff department is hosting the event. it helps different police units learn how to work well with other departments. 7:23. let's check in with sal and see cars are going along well on the road. how is 24 looking. >> reporter: pretty good so far. it's a little slow. yesterday we had such a bad commute i think today people will notice it's better. let's go out and take a look at this live picture.
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through lavaette good between walnut creek and oakland not too bad. bay bridge toll plaza is slow. it's backed up beyond 880. so we don't have friday light. that's summer thing. the traffic is moving along pretty well on the bridge. and driving into south bay so far so good with slow traffic on 280. as you approach highway 17 in the 101 at 880. 7:23 let's go to steve. >> mostly clear a few high clouds and patchy fog. most of that looks to be in marin county and parts of the city. i have i'd on good authorityit's okay at chrissy field. but the fog is creeping over the san mateo bridge and heading south. there's fog some down the deck are slow and higher clouds are coming up from the southwest. so, it will be mostly clear here but look at santa rosa. 40 degrees and napa 43. san rafael 45. low 50s san jose antioch and oakland airport is is at 50 and redwood city 49. the low giving us the fog and the cool weather this week is
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moving north. but it's starting to pump in a few high clouds and it will be after the fog fair by that i mean mostly sunny but it will be warmer. inland temps away from the coast recovering with # 0s -- 80es held in check. 60s, 70s and 80s. and this is the last full day of summer. fall begins tomorrow morning and it will be mostly sunny and warm looks wendy and cooler. sunday, monday. >> wow. time 7:24. in a half-hour from right now, iphone 5 goes on sale here in the western u.s. there is excitement but there's complaints. a live report coming up. >> reporter: we are live at chrissy field where folks are already waiting for the space shuttle endeavour flyover. we will tell you what the best vantage points will be. >> plus a freeway off-ramp shut down for hours overnight. we will have more on the accident that sparked the closure and why a driver is being questioned by police.
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#:28. this -- 7:28. this morning the bay area will see the space shuttle endeavour's final flight. tara moriarty is live with a front row seat for the flyby. aid good assignment for you tara. >> reporter: certainly is. the weather is absolutely beautiful. and there are a lot of photographers who are lined up on the shoreline here at
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chrissy field. this is one of the best spots to see all the action. the fog burned off. so we are anxious to see if it put the schedule back to the original track or somewhere close to it. officials have decided to delay the flight over the bay area by an hour. so the fog would have time to burn off. the shuttle, which will piggyback on a specially modified boeing 7 47, is set to take a low altitude pass over the golden gate bridge around 9:30 it's supposed to take off around 8:15. on its way, it will fly over parts of southern california, and then north to sacramento near the capitol building. the space shuttle he ever do you ever -- endeavour is one of the retired orbiters of the space shuttle program constructed for the replacement for challenge gar named after chaims cook ship. at 9:30 look -- after james cook ship.
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and the explore toreium in san francisco. we are here at chrissy field which will offer one of the best views of the. >> iover and after 10:30, -- of theflyover and after 10:30, it will go back to los angeles again. a lot of people have been walking by this morning asking what we are doing here and kind of excited. there's a little excitement in the air here as people begin to wait for the space shuttle endeavour. and a piece of history for them and their children to catch a glimpse of. >> thank you. now, next month endeavour will take a 12-mile road trip from l.a.x. where the final destination is this morning to the california science center right next to the l.a. coliseum. however, there's been controversy because nearly 400 trees are being cut down along the route to make room for the 112 foot long shuttle. the museum is promising to replant a thousand trees. stay with ktvu for continuing
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coverage throughout the mornings and we will have live reports in addition to chrissy field we have reporters in sacramento and moffettfield and watch the flyover on ktvu.com or the ktvu app for your smart phone or tablets. time 7:30. san francisco police busy investigating a deadly overnight accident. about 1 this morning, a woman driving on bay shore near caesar chavez street hit a pedestrian walking in the street. that driver is cooperating with police. the bay shore off-ramp to southbound highway 101 was closed for several hours during the investigation. if you have any information, call san francisco police. police in martinez will not be citing the man who drove his car into a gas station pump causing that big explosion and fire. coming up for you at 7:46, why this kind of gas station crash happens more often than you think. it is 7:31.
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happening now, the count down is on to the doors opening and crowds of people rushing in to get their hands on the latest iphone. we are keeping an eye on the lines around the world and pam cook is in the newsroom with the glimpse at who are the people who are willing to wait. pam. >> reporter: well, when apple's latest gadget comes out, people are willing to camp out and be one of the first. this is is a scene outside the store in san francisco's marina district on chestnut street. we talked to the people out there who have been there since 8:00 last night with people who are making a job of it. some are getting paid to wait in line for someone else. and another guy hoping to make some money today. why are you here? >> to get new iphone. >> reporter: how many? >> two. >> reporter: and what are you going to do with them? >> sell them and keep one for myself. >> reporter: he is going to have competition i checked ebay and there are a lot of iphone 5s available but the bidding starts at about 900 dollars.
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so, is it worth the wait and money? more on what analysts and reviewers and the customers are saying this morning in our next hour. reporting live in the newsroom, pam cook, now back over to dave and tori. >> americans are not the only ones who camped out side apple stores for the iphone 5. this was the scene earlier today in tokyo. apple fans carried apple umbrella to keep rain off the gadgets as they waited to buy new ones. company could sell between 6 and 10 million iphones this weekend. and check out who else was in line. apple cofounder tweeted this picture wait for the iphone 5 in australia. his caption says in line for first iphone 5 in the world with two others. he waited in line for hours in palo alto when the iphone 4 was release and says he likes to do that. blackberry resolved a service outage. the company announced the problems in europe, middle east and africa by using facebook and twitter.
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blackberry says the outage affected millions of users but laughed less than three hours. last year, more than 50 million blackberry users around the world were affected by an outage that lasted for three days. time 7:33. three san francisco police officers still out on disability this morning after having a severe reaction to poison oak. it happened earlier this month during a struggle with a homeless man who attacked police with a large tree branch in golden gate park. police say 39-year-old william degan was violent with the park ranger who was citing him for illegal camping. that's when he attacked the ranger and the police. he was arrested and faces charges of assault with a deadly weapon. san mateo police have join the search to find a retired firefighter who went missing during a cross country train trip. police are sending two detectives to colorado to try to find charlie dowed. the 69-year-old was on his way to chicago to visit his son.
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investigators say he may well have fallen off the train. the search crews are focusing on a 160 mile area between colorado and nebraska. this morning, sheriff deputies are watching a santa rosa middle school war threatening note was found. a custodian at willow side middle school found it during -- before classes. now deputies were called by a search of the campus turned up nothing. the school did stay open but some parents decided they were going to keep their kids home. deaf it is say that -- deputies say the note contained disturbing comments but we don't know specifics. it's 7:35. the dream force convention in san francisco wraps up todaych the 3-day event for people interested in the future of cloud computing end. motivational speaker will tony robbins will give the keynote adregs dress. the company is -- sales force.com is sponsoring dream
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force. may be difficult to find parking today around the bay area. cities including san francisco, oakland and san jose are celebrating parking day. that's the global event that encourages people to take over metered parking spots and turn them into small parks. anyone can participate but as long as they feed the parking meters. >> oh, yeah. time 7:35. bart celebrating the 40th anniversary with a ticket give away, but you got to wear a special sticker to win. in about 90 minutes from right now, street teams in about what they start at passing out those 40th anniversary stickers to passengers. passengers that are seen wearing the stickers in and around bart stations could be rewarded with a ticket worth $40. the bart says 1,000 tickets will be given away both today and tomorrow. >> pretty generous. 7:36. let's check in with sal. you said today's commute is better than yesterday's. >> reporter: it is. we just didn't have a great day
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yesterday on the road. but today, things are getting much better. things are much better. let's go out and look at some of the commutes i don't want to mislead you it's slow and there's backup at the toll plaza. but it stretches as far as the 880 overcrossing and there's crowding on 880. but looking to the left, it's moving. that is look at 880 yesterday. we had a terrible commute here after a truck accident. it's nice and clear getting to the oakland airport trying to catch a flight is not that bad. if you are driving this morning in the south bay, northbound 280 and 101, slow 280 north bound and so is 101 especially into sunnyvale and a lot of crowding near the nasa ames center there in mountain view because people are showing up to see the endeavour flyover. so please, gib yourself time -- give yourself time and be patient in that area. 7:37. steve. >> thank you kindly. a few high clouds around coming up from the southwest. patchy fog most of it is very
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shallyo. most -- shallow. most of it chewed up as inland temps became too cool. but occasionally from the south west at few high clouds. i don't think we will worry about that for the endeavour forecast. but it's the fog there's some areas pockets marin county san mateo coast but by 9 mostly sunny. some breaks in some of the fog and some of the fog is low. 40 degrees. what? yeah 40 degrees. sonoma county airport west santa rosa kenwood 39. and napa 43. san rafael 45. low 50s and oakland airport is is at 50. sonoma 41. and i think i saw a reading novato at 44. and it's cool for some. it will be mostly sunny and warmer. 60s, 70s and a couple 80s. the low moving. you can see it's been bumped along about another system up here. a spin in the atmosphere. one model took it and dropped it on top of us for sunday.
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the other two took it over towards oregon and northern nevada which makes more since but will giving us a breezy windy pattern on sunday. today patchy fog mostly sunny. fair some of the higher clouds but a breezy at times. nothing too strong but it's a westerly breeze. so, fog fair and warmer. chilly morning. patchy fog and a few high clouds. but overall, temperatures starting to bump up a little bit. today and tomorrow, inland temps will warm up. 60s, 70s or low to mid-80s for some. and antioch and brentwood danville 85. berkeley 70. and we have 78 san jose low 80s cupertino and warmer morgan hill to gilroy and peninsula upper 70s until you get towards gilroy. 60ots coast -- on the coast. last full day of -- 60s on the coast. last full day of summer. it's #:39. a -- 7:39. a warning for those in san
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mateo county. pg&e will have a brief natural gas venting operation near highway 92 and inner state -- interstate 280 interchange in belmont. people in the area may smell natural gas but don't be alapped. pg&e says it's not -- alarmed. pg&e says it's not har fum. bay area olympians will take center stage before the giants game tonight. danville's jessica and mage are two of the olympians being honored. they helped the u.s. women's water polo team win the gold. and more than 35 pft and present olympians -- past and present olympians and paraolympians will be honored. the giants play padres at 7:15 and the magic up in is down to 3 to clinch a play off spot. violence breaks out in the east bay town of rodeo. the item the police borrowed from another city to help look for the gunman. how dare you? how can you be so inhumane. >> the message for a thief who
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stole a donation box intended to heap local grieving family. what the supporters hope will happen now.
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well taking a live look at the big board, the dow market are currently up today. the dow is currently up 38 nasdaq up 17. and s&p is up 5. and we are also watching another stock today. oracle the price of oracle stock is up nearly 1% at 32.55 after the redwood shores company reported the decline in annual earnings after yesterday's closing bell. sales increased 6% but haired
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ware division saw sales drop 3/4 of a billion dollars. federal regulators are stepping up efforts into manipulation of california's electricity markets. investigators are threatening to suspend the right of power trader jp morgan chase to sell electricity to the state. jp morgue ann trading unit in texas is is accused of submitting misleading information to the federal government and cal-iso the operator of the state's transmission grid. cal-iso accuses jp morgan of using improper trading tactics to earn another 73 million dollars in additional profits. time 7:44. overnight news an investigation into a shooting in rodeo. we have few details from the contracosta county sheriff's office but the victim was in grave condition when it was airlifted to the hospital. this happened around 10 last night. the area was sealed off during the search for the gunman.
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a 78-year-old woman in san rafael recovering after an out of control car hit her last night when it crashed into a restaurant right there. it happened on 4th street during the popular thursday night farmers market. the police say the suv jumped the curb and crashed into lundy's restaurant. the woman was walking in the area and was hit. >> this is a popular restaurant. they are lucky the place closes at 3 p.m. because if they wouldn't have closed at 3 p.m. there would have is been 20 people that would have got struck. >> now 4th street was closed for several hours during the investigation. the woman was rushed to the hospital with major injuries. the driver and its family is being questioned by police and as you heard the restaurant was closed so no customers were inside. it's 7:45. new information about the huge fire at a martinez gas station. police have announced they will not cite the driver who backed into a pump and sparked an explosion and fire. no one was hurt in the blast.
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the manager at flex oil and gas on alham about a quickly shut off the fuel from an underground tank. experts say pump collision fires only happen about 10 times a year. far more common are fires caused by customers smoking while they gas up. in election news, president obama talked about the difficulty of changing the status quo in washington. during a univision forum he said he is learned one thing the hard way after four years in office. >> you can't change washington from the inside. >> his comments were quickly blasted by mitt romney. >> i can change washington. i will change washington we will get the job done from the inside republicans and democrats will come together. >> president obama also faced tough questions on immigration and he acknowledged more work needs to be done but touted the recent executive order that gives a temporary reprieve to
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young undocumented immigrants. meantime, a new wall street journal poll shows president obama gaining an edge in the race for the white house. president obama reportedly now has an 8 percentage point lead in iowa and maintains a 5 point edge in colorado and wisconsin. the three states are seen as key steppingstones for romney's campaign. the margin of error was 3%. time 7:46. thousands of american troops are leaving afghanistan after two years of fighting. they are heading back home. 33,000 troops the pre sent to fight the taliban -- the president sent to fight the taliban packed up million of dollars and equipment of leaves 68,000 american force in the war zone. newings in on deadly protest -- we have new news oned itly protest in pakistan -- news on the deadly protest in pakistan. 16 people have been killed in demonstration. they declared a national
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holiday so the people could protest the controversial anti- muslim movieinnocence of muslim. pakistan's government encouraged people to go out and protest and thousands of them did as you can see in the pictures. the government actually tried to minimize violence by blocking cell phone service. the u.s. state department is trying to diffuse tensions in pakistan with a new 70,000 dollar tv ad denouncing that antiislamic movie. the 30 second video was produced by the u.s. embassy in islamabad and features comments previously made by president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton. this also another tv ad being shown in other arab countries that one features youtube clips of ordinary americans condemning the controversial movie. and a judge has denied a movie actress request to take down the youtube clip of the movie. innocence of muslims which is
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created all the chaos. the actress cindy lee garcia says it has damaged her career and she says people are threatening her family. the judge turned down the request because the filmmaker didn't get a copy of her lawsuit. he is in hiding. it's 7:48. a former san francisco human rights commissioner is back behind bars this morning on child pornography charges. 66-year-old larry brinkin was arrested yesterday after police say they found graphic photos on his computer. he was first arrested on similar charges in june but at that time prosecutors didn't file charges saying they needed more time to investigate. brinkin retired from his city post in 2010. the search is on for a woman accused of stealing a donation box at a veterinary hospital. the donation were collected for a memorial fund for 18-year-old kyle nolan who was the son of one of the veterinarians and was killed last month in peru.
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the office manager at blue sky veterinary hospital thinks the box and a $1,000 inside was stolen by a woman who came in yesterday morning to make an appointment. she identified herself as helen burges and gave what police say a fake phone number and address. >> it seemed unreal that someone would do that. i didn't think there was people that would do such a horrible thing. >> the office was plan og take the money to a bank next week and they hope to generate more donations. time is 7:49. santa clara residents trade in unwanted soda and get a healthier option. santa clara county health officials are holding a soda exchange program today in cupertino. if you bring in unopened cans or bottles of soda you will get free fruit and vegetable vouchers. exchange begins at 9 a.m. and goes until 1 p.m. at the volco farmers market on stevens creek boulevard. and speaking of food, if you
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like food, a treat in oakland. 4th annual eat real festival starts in jack london square today. aid 3-day event featuring more than -- it's a 3-day event featuring more than 50 local food trucks and vendors. admission is food. most of the food the price is about $5. >> pretty good price if you are hungy. >> i am ready. >> yes. 7:50. cleanup efforts is underway along the oakland he is ware-- he is wary. >> look at the faces. >> oh. >> this is really rare. how three baby walruses are getting a second chance at life.
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thee orphan baby wall rouses are in your -- walruses are nursed back to health in san diego. they were malnourished when rescued. once rehabilitated they will go to a zoo or a park and baby walruses are rare and there are fewer than 20 in north america.
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and employees ato sem yet national park may be tested for the haunt virus. health o-- haunta virus they want to -- hantavirus. the marcha posa gazette says three park employees had flee like symptoms and were tested. they are ceiling doors and windows as precaution. >> we are working on exclusion everywhere in the park. >> glad they are taking the precaution i was nervous coming in but made couple phone calls and did rearch on it. >> 9 people who stayed in the tents have been infected with the virus since the summer 3 people have died. >> time 7:54. shell oil cleaning up oakland water front property it used to own. they have complained about a bad oil smell and now they can see this. hundreds of feet of boom.
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property developer went bankrupt before this cleanup was finished. >> visitors of san francisco apparently see a lot more than just great views in san francisco. and enjoy good restaurants. the readers of travel and leisure magazine ranked san francisco the 11th dirtiest city in america. the comments were about fast- food containers. new york city was ranked the dirtiest city new orleans came in number 2 and los angeles and atlanta rounded out the top five. all right 7:5. let's check in with sal -- 7:55. let's check in with sal. a little slow. >> reporter: a little slow in some areas get together bay bridge and at the toll plaza. let's go outside and show you the toll plaza improved and it was slow beyond 880 and backed up for five minute delay. interstate 880 right near the coliseum having a much better day than yesterday. we still have crowded
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conditions. but it's doing well. and the morning commute in san jose we watched it. 101 is slow approaching 808. and 280 is slow approaching 17. 7:55 let's go to steve. >> mostly sunny and most of the fog wants to hang out by the coast or parts of it. you can see it's low and it moved a couple yards and you should be able to see up above it or anything because it sits low this morning. but it will burn off soon. some of the cloud coming up from the southwest wrapping into the low so the endeavour forecast looks promising for 95% of the forecast area for sure. patchy low clouds and high clouds you don't have to worry about. mostly sunny by 10. looks like the fog will burn off of. cold in the north bay. santa rosa made it to 40. 44 napa airport. low 50s for others. and low spinning up there. still a piece might drop in on us on sunday. but today and tomorrow, mostly sunny and warmer. patchy fog and some is really
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thick and cold lows overnight. but overall last day of summer mostly sunny and warmer. we will carry it into tomorrowwhen fall begins but it looks cooler and breezy sunday and monday. >>7:56. two men were shot in east san jose. very latest on the investigation and the condition of the victims. >> reporter: a heated protest on the streets of san francisco. when it was over this police station had been vandalized. we will tell you about the officer-involved shooting that prompted this demonstration. >> reporter: a crowd is gathered to watch the his stork flyover of the shuttle. details of the event coming up. [ woman ] ring. ring.
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[ whispers ] 100 calories... say it again... [ whispers ] 100 calories... ma'am, hello? ma'am [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. complete bay area coverage continues this is ktvu mornings on 2. good morning. welcome to mornings on two i am tori campbell. >> i am dave clark. friday september 21st. we are talking about the space shuttle endeavour right now. continuing coverage of the bay area flyover of the space shuttle endeavour. we just found out you have to wait longer if you want to see it. ktvu ann ruben is live at nasa ames at moffettfield and we don't have her right now but we see a crowd forming out there. we will catch up with ann in a
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little bit longer. you see a lot going on there. you will pick up on what's going on and bring you details on what's going on. we can tell you this is the best places to see endeavour. big crowds expected at chrissy field when the shuttle flies over. the space and sient sent -- science center in oakland will host a viewing party and special events at explore toreium in san francisco and the lawrence hall of science in berkeley. make sure you of course stay with ktvu with the continuing coverage in about ten minutes and we will tack you live to sacramento where the shuttle will headfirst. weather could prevent parts of the bay area from getting a clear look at endeavour. let's go to meteorologist steve paulson to find out if the view will be object stroked. doesn't look too bad. >> it won't be until at least 9:30 but we have had patchy
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clouds and the cloud are low and don't think they will last until 9 or 9:306789 things are promising for 95% of the viewing area. a few high clouds are not theish you because they are up around 25 -- issue because they are are up around 25 feet. things promising for many and in fact, i think that fog will get chewed up after 9:3010. >> thanks. >> time is 8:00. two men shot in east san jose are expected to survive. police say they rushed to a heated argument that took place at flanigan drive in alvin avenue around 10:20 last night. they say they found two men shot one shot in the chest. police say they are not sure how the men knew each other a but don't think the shootings were gang related. it is 8:01. a late night march through san francisco's mission district ends in vandalism. several dozen people were
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demonstrating hours after an officer-involved shooting. ktvu alex savidge is live where city crews cleaned up graffiti. >> reporter: someone vandalized the police station and vandalized the front of the building and throughout the night officers have been keeping watch here out front of the station. the protesters were angry about a nonfatal police shooting that happened earlier in the night. early this morning we watched the city crews clean up graffiti on the station. someone spray spainted the -- spray painted the words killer on the door. several dozen protesters marched through the streets of the mission. at one point surrounding the station where officers were set up in riot gear. during the protest someone spray painted the station and no arrest ended up being made and no one was hurt, but the anger over the shooting was evident. protesters believe officers
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were too quick to open fire. >> you shouldn't let your fears stand in the way of what you know is right. >> reporter: that demonstration was prompted by a shooting that happened around 8 last night. it was just a couple blocks away on 14th street near south van nessp that's where plain clothes police officer part of the gang task force was chasing after a suspected gang member. police say he pulled out a tech 9 pistol and officers order him to drop the gun but he raised it up and a officer opened fire on the man. he was hit twice and taken to the hospital but is he can spbd to survive. i reached out to the san francisco police department but haven't gotten updates on the investigation into the officer- involved shooting. live in san francisco, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. we have been telling you endeavour will be flying over the bay area this morning but you will have to wait a little longer to see it. ann ruben is live at nasa ames
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and moffett field in mountain view. what do you know. >> reporter: first let's show you the crowd has moved on to the airfield where they will get a better view of the flyover. longer to -- a little longer to wait. endeavour is going to los angeles to be placed at the california science center on perm innocent display but first will make the historic pass over the bay area. it will fly possibly as low as 500 feet when it passes here over moffett field. this is a tribute to the thousands of men and women who worked on the project over the years. crowd we will hear from two astronauts and the project director and they are waiting for the big event. for many, this is bitter sweet since they are sad to see the shuttles go. >> i never ever done anything like this and always wanted but it's hard to schedule something like this and we happened to be in the area and live in the area, so might as welcome. >> never seen a shuttle never and it should be the most
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amazing thing i will witness. and my kid in the future i will tell them. >> reporter: now to give you a sense of timing,er we are told it will leave after 9:30. and will pass over the east bay over the golden gate bridge and san francisco landmarks and south on the 101 towards moffett field. nasa officials estimate that will happen around 10 a.m. live at moffettfield, ann ruben ktvu channel 2 news. >> thanks. time just about 8:05. we want to look at the space shuttle endeavour right now. it's in the mojave desert edwards air force base. there it is. on the back of that jumbo jet getting ready to take off. >> it took off a couple days later than expected from florida because of thunderstorms but left on wednesday and went to houston and then thursday from houston
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to the edwards air force base in southern california where it is now and taking one final flight heading north up to sacramento. and down over the bay area near the golden gate bridge and we have a reporter and ann ruben at moffettfield and down -- movee field and down to -- moffett field and disneyland and make the landing. it's behind schedule delayed an hour because of the fog and they wanted to make sure the fog was cleared and weather was clear so folks in sacramento and the bay air yo would get a nice view. we are watching it slowly moving along the runway and we will come back and give you full coverage of the space shuttle endeavour make the final flight over the bay area coming up shortly. >> people have their cameras ready. >> uh-huh. time-- >> don't kill a cop. >> now. >> here you see about dozens of people marched to a south san francisco gas station
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yesterday. they were protesting the fatal police shooting of a teenage. police say 15-year-old derrick gains had a gun when he ran from a police officer back in june. the officer chased him down and gains gun fell to the ground according to the report. the officer says he shot gains as the teenage was reaching for the gun gains family says they want the police officer prosecuted and they are planning to sue. >> it's 8:06. concord city workers are holding a rather unusual protest today by. >> reporter: ing to the jobs. today is one of 13 mandatory furlough days for many city workers in concord. the employees say the furloughs are illegal so they plan to go to work. city leaders are not commenting so far but they have said they will discipline any worker who attempts to provide public services on if you are hoe days. so kind of a reverse of your normal protest where you don't work. here you protest by working.
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>> trick kwai. let's check in with -- tricky. let's check in with sal everybody behaving on the roads. >> reporter: yes. and yes endeavour excitement is is building. thanks for that. let's go out and look at the commute now. traffic is moving along slowly on 880 northbound passing coliseum. the traffic is going to be a little slower than it was. this is typically when it begins to get slower for the late commute into downtown oakland. 580 is building there. and as you drive to the bay bridge toll plaza which improved. it's only a brief slow down now before you get into san francisco. no problems on the upper deck of the bay bridge. i want to check out contracosta county. slow traffic in concord and pleasant hill on road centers. you can see. but it gets better after walnut screak and -- creek and 808 southbound traffic is slow -- 880 southbound traffic is slow to the south bay and san mateo bridge is slow on 92 itself approaching the 101 area. after the san mateo bridge i
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should say. northbound 101 slowing again from san jose and sunnyvale and 85 is doing well into that part of the valley. 8:08steve. >> well, patchy low clouds and san mateo coast most will burn off. case said yeah it's foggy but we are hoping it lifts it looks like it should. that might be one of the few areas the last lone outpost where it will burn off a few high clouds that's not a big issue. cool lows and warmer and mostly sunny. higher clouds coming from the southwest. looks like it will be a little warmer today and tomorrow and a cool windy pattern on sunday. a very cold reading this morning upper 30s and 40s rebounding from some of those but 39 degree readings down at napa airport. and 43 rebounding fast forrant okay livermore and san hoe -- for and the okay.
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the -- antioch. the weather is moving to the north and put on the air brakes and start moving towards the piece of that heading to the sierra nevada sunday into monday. we call that an inside slider. and result for us is is an increase in the wind on sunday. but today, mostly sunny after the fog burns off a little. there is in the higher clouds 60s, 70s and low to mid to upper 80s. won't take long to warm up if we get a puff of a north wind. right now there's a westerly breeze. but upper 70s. low to mid-80s for many. palo alto and redwood city woodside close and 60s on the coast in the city near 70 south san francisco. this is it for summer. this is it. bye bye. fall begins tomorrow morning. and then it will be cooler and windy on sunday. nice quiet next week so far. >> time 8:10. as we told you the endeavour northern california trip begins in sacramento. our reporter brian live at state capital people are
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waiting to see it flyby brian. >> reporter: yes we are on top of the renaissance tower about 400 feet above sacramento and look down. there's the state capitol. and city parking garage next to the capital before the sun was up i want to say about 4:30 # this morning people started to tailgate on the paring structure to preserve their spot to witness history as endeavour comes over the state capitol on the final trip to make its way to southern california for the permanent spot in the museum down there. but in the meantime, a beautiful view in the valley this morning. i hope the marine layer clears out for you in the bay area to give you a spectacular sight this morning. we have got crews all across the roof tops and if you are out there taking photos this morning, i've got the guy with tips this is mark loper he is an aviation photographer and mark first you your excitement to see the shuttle. >> amazing and incredible experience.
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tough do it out there and take a look. >> reporter: for a lot of people once in a lifetime opportunity. how do you capture that and get it right? >> carefully. actually having the right equipment and right nice zoom lens will help you. fast shutter speed will get outshot you need. >> reporter: and why a fast shutter speed? >> well you will be track the shuttle as it cruises across the sky and won't wait for it to get to the spot and take a picture. so when you are moving, you need to have a fast shutter speed so you don't get blur. >> reporter: and keep snapping and delete. >> or you can snap as you need to. it's a good day for this. >> reporter: we see you have the go pro so you will video. >> i decided to hook up something different today and put my go pro on lens so while i am shooting stills i can track it on the go pro too it will be interesting to see. >> reporter: we look forward to seeing your work mark loper.com. a great view of the shuttle. hope you get the same view it will be exciting and
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photographers are lining u one of mark's buddy the guy with the lightning shot you were talking about sometime ago several month ago, he is down there by the bay golden gate bridge getting ready to capture the shuttle there. >> brian hickey great view thank you. here's a schedule for the shuttle's route supposed to fly over the state capital in sack -- capitol at 9:30. the shuttle is set to arrive here in the bay area by 10:15 with a flyover in the east bay and marin county. it will circle the golden gate bridge before going to the south bay over nasa ames at moffett field. then it will continue down south and land at l.a.x. make sure to stay with us at ktvu for the coverage. we will break into programming this morning we will bring you live pictures of the space shuttle endeavour as it flies here over the bay area. you can also watch the flyover live on ktvu.com or on the ktvu app for the smart phone or tablet. >> we have reporters in
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sacramento and moffett field and we are tly covered. 8 -- fully covered. congress preparing to go on break. key issues put on hold until after the 2340e6 election. >> and what a -- the november election. >> what a key witness in the o.j. simpson trial that is saying making big headlines. can be yo. with colgate optic white toothpaste. it whitens over 2 shades more than a leading whitening toothpaste. so with colgate optic white, all you need to look fabulous is your smile. colgate optic white. whiter teeth in 1 week.
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for most of the bay area it's fog free. there's a little around marin but san mateo coast takes the brunt. you might want to go inland. mostly gin elsewhere and warmer
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high 60, 70s and 80s. >> 8:16. to your knowledge election 2012 republican presidential nominee -- turning to election 2012 republican presidential nominee mitt romney comes to the area to raise cash. finance reports show president obama ended august with almost twice as much money to spend as his republican rival. the afternoon fund-raiser is scheduled at the strawberry hill estate and news chopper 2 new over the estate yesterday. tickets are $50,000 a person for today's event which begins at 4:45. it's closed to the media. and just a few weeks, president obama will return to the bay area for a san francisco concert and rally fund-raiser. according to bay area news group the october 8th event will be held at bill graham civic auditorium. president obama is campaigning in virginia today. this morning he is delivering remarks via light at an aar --
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via saturdayel slight -- satellite. congress makes a last ditch attempt to pass major legislation but some critical issues it looks like will not be solved. ktvu alison burns is live with more on this gridlock. alison. >> reporter: house democratic leader nancy pelosi says this is the earliest congress left before an election since the 1960s. she and other house democrats walked down the capitol steps about 40 minutes ago to call on speaker john boehner to keep the house in session saying they have not gotten enough done since they returned from the summer break. >> we will will have been in session only 8 days. that's just not right. democrats are prepared to stayuntil we get the job done. that's what we're elected to do. >> reporter: the finger- pointing is intensifying over the big issues left undone like dealing with tax increase and spending cuts that kick in at the end of the year.
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aid to farmers and more. republicans insist many of the proposals put forward by president obama and the democrats would do more harm than good and it's time for new leadership. >> the president has played his cards. his economic policies failed. his foreign policy failed. >> reporter: senators might have to work through the weekend and they still have not agreed on a deal that would keep the government running for the next six months. reporting live from washington, d.c., alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. time about 8:19. new this morning rising tensions between north and south korea south korea fired warning shots at north korean fishing boats right near the maritime border that separates the countries. the fishing boats then sailed back over the border. no one was hurt. the conflict between the two countries started back in the early 1950s. the prime minister of libya thinks the attack that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens was planned ahead of time. >> i think it is. i think it is because the way
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it has taken place the way they have done it they planned it. so it's not a spontaneous thing. >> ambassador stevens and three other americans were killed as violent protests began over an american movie called the innocence of muslims which attacked the promise mow happened. the sus closing the emabout a -- the u.s. is closing the embassies in indonesia. today is the main muslim day of prayer and indonesia sees large protest after the friday prayers. protesters in indonesia called on the u.s. government to punish the filmmakers behind innocence of muslims. iran's president ahmadinejad is now talking about the film. he denounced the west for what he calls an insult to the divine messenger and he criticized respect for freedom of speech. at least 15 people have died today alone in protests and riots over the film. time 8:20.
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new this morning from mexico, three gunmen were killed in the shootout with police near the texas border. mexican authorities say the gunmen fired shots at the police who were out there searching for escaped prison inmates. mexican officials say the jailbreak was organized by a drug cartel apparently with the help of prison employees. u.c. berkely is hiring new counselors to help undocumented students on campus. university officials say they created new halftime counseling positions to get academic support and resource for financial aid and legal help. now the first undocumented student program coordinator started the job this fall. right now there are about 200- documented students on campus. -- 200 undocumented students on campus. a prominent wince in the -- witness in the o.j. simpson trial is saying simpson did kill his wife and her friend. kato simpson live in the o.j.
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guesthouse when they were killed. o.j. simpson was acquitted. in a interview with the new york post kaelin reportedly said "the statute of limitations has passed so i can now say yes, he did it" but he is telling tmz.dome he cas --tmd.com and only -- tmz. coble and -- tmz.com and only thinks simpson killed them. what happened lately in an ongoing battle with the city over getting sick time. a bat -- to battle breast cancer. >> good morning. northbound 101 doesn't look too bad. getting up to 880 but it will slow down. we will tell you more about the morning commute.
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time 8:24. we are live we are with the space shuttle endeavour now in the air beginning the final journey again these are live pictures. it's piggyback on the jumbo jet. over the mojave desert. minutes ago we took video of endeavour right there. just taking off from edward air force base in the mojave desert. nice and smooth. as we have been telling you endeavour will be flying over sacramento about 9:30 this morning and then here in the bay area approximately 10:15 it will be here. you should be able to see it. ktvu will broadcast it live for you. endeavour flying over the bay area you will see it on ktvu
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and, of course, on channel 2 website ktvu.com. and on ktvu app for your smart phone or tablet. it's 8:25. a san francisco firefighter diagnosed with breast cancer continues to wage a battle over benefits. janet rivera is scheduled for a double mastectomy but the 44- year-old mother of two returned to work for the day yesterday because she is out of sick time. the city said her current condition is not life- threatening and denied her application for the catastrophic illness program which would have allowed fellow firefighters to donate their sick time. >> so i will appeal it and wait to hear the status back from them and i am hoping to hear something very fast and quick. there are other people in the department that have cancer that it will affect greatly. >> she is now seeking workman's comp and hopes the attention
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and support she received will change how the city awards catastrophic illness benefits. it's 8:26. a lot going on. sal is watching the commute and you are watching the mcarthur -- macarthur maze. >> reporter: the traffic looks pretty good coming through right at the macarthur maze. 580 clough from the 980 interchange. but things are getting -- coming from the 980 interchange. but things are getting better. it looks pretty good. it has lightened up considerably getting into the toll plaza area. i want to mention some of the other commutes we are watching have improved. highway 4 for example looks good in bay point. improving in pleasant hill looking good in walnut creek. 580 is much better than normally. and 880 lagging behind. you can see slow traffic there. and slowing on 92 the san mateo bridge to 101. 8:27 let's go to steve. >> thanks. fog is just kind of very stubborn on the san mateo
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coast. that's the thickest. there are areas of low clouds but there are breaks in the parts of the bay by 9:30, 10. most will start to burn off but it could be tall order on the san mateo coast and marin coast and patchy fog and if a few high clouds from the southwest. the low responsible for the weather this week is moving to the north. but it's kind of putting into the weather. still i think unless you are right on the san mateo coast where it's going to be tough to get the fog to burn off it will be mostly sunny and we will be good to go. 40s, 50s and very cold readings in the north bay upper 30s and 40s. you can see our low moving to the north. a little piece of that is going to dive into the sierra nevadaly the sunday and monday and gives us wind here but could be showers up in the sierra late sunday into monday. for us fall begins tomorrow morning. it will be sunny and warmer cooler breezy and windy sunday and monday. >> okay. time 8:28. what happened overnight that shut down a freeway off-ramp for several hours. more on the crash out there and why the driver is now being questioned by police.
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>> reporter: we are live at chrissy field in san francisco where dozens of people have gathered to say bye to the space shuttle endeavour. we will tell you why this is such a bitter sweet moment and we will tell you the best vantage point to see it from. >> it's like the experience to be in line and have fun you know, i made new friends. >> it won't be long, a little while apple stores will open and the long anticipated iphone 5 will be on sale with the people who have the new phone, what they are saying about it. t oñ
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welcome back. time 8:31. ktvu of course bringing you live coverage this morning on the space shuttle endeavour's final flight over the bay area.
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ktvu tara moriarty is live with more on getting a really good look at it from there. tara. >> reporter: yeah, that's what the folks are hoping to do. there are dozens of people here that are lining the walls and out on the beach there. we are expecting to see the endeavour around 10 to 10:15 over the golden gate bridge. photographers are on the rocks and there are quite a few folks who got up early this morning to set up towels along the wall andgrab the front row seat. shuttle which will peggy back on a modified 747 will make a low at tiewld spas over-- altitude spasover and will circle twice. it took off earlier and will fly north to sacramento around 9:30 near the state capital and head over our way where chrissy field is an excellent advantageage point. todd woke up at 4:30 to catch a piece of american history. >> i watched them take off on television but i never seen one
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and since this is going to be last one that's ever going to fly maybe it's something pretty for me it's spectacular. it's exciting. >> reporter: now the space shuttle endeavour is part of nasa retired space practice and a lot of folks say it's bitter sweet moment as they bid a fond farewell to the replacement. so at 10:15 look to the skies a couple great places to watch from including the bay area discovery museum and sausalito and in oakland and the explore toreium in san francisco. and moffett field will have endeavour fly over that area but we are not sure what time so we will keep you posted. the best vantage point is right here at chrissy field and we will be carrying live coverage here of the endeavour so stay tuned around 10 to 10:15 come back and join us. tara moriarty. >> all right. next month endeavour will
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take a 12-mile trip through the streets of los angeles from l.a.x. to the new home at the california science center right next to the l.a. coliseum. almost 400 trees are being cut down along the route to make room for the huge 112 foot long shuttle. the museum promises to replant about a thousand trees. down in southern california they are excited about the endeavour coming both the flyover as well as the showcase in the future coming up in just about five minutes, we will take you live to los angeles which is the future home of the shuttle endeavour. and coming up in about 15 minutes, we will go live to moffett field where crowds are gathered there. we will bring you endeavour's bay area flyover live here on ktvu channel 2 and don't forget watch it live on ktvu.com or on the ktvu app for your smart phone or tablet. 8:34. san francisco police are investigating a deadly
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overnight accident that happened around 1. a woman driving on bay shore near cesar chavez hit a pedestrian walking in the street. the driver is cooperating with police. the bay shore off-ramp southbound highway 101 was closed for several hours during the investigation. if you have any information on this accident, call san francisco police. the doors are now open in stores in the bay area selling the new iphone 5. so, is it worth the wait? ktvu pam cook is in the newsroom with reaction this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, 70 hours, that's how long a man in australia who claims tonight very first person in the world to buy an iphone 5 waited in line. we were there at 4:30 this morning outside the san francisco store on chestnut street and keeping ion on the line that's stretched around the block. i tweeted out asking people to let me know when they get their hands on one and we are hearing from apple customers around the world. >> super fast, yeah.
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the first thing you notice is it's very light. i have the 4g and yes, it's way lighter. and even though you don't feel that it's bigger because the form factor is good. >> reporter: it's 20% lighter and 18% thinner than the last iphone but many analyst are saying if you have the 4 you don't need the 5. >> it's an all around better phone than the 4s significantly so. but it may not necessarily be something to upgrade to if you have a 4s. >> reporter: apple's iphone 51 supposed to be faster and it has a makeover that includes new materials aluminium and steel. people who thought ahead and preordered the iphone 5 were originally spotsed to -- supposed to have the order shipped today but that's been pushed back about 3 weeks. so some of the people probably took to the lines after all. reporting live, pam cook, now back over to tori. >> thanks. americans are the not only ones who camped outside apple stores for the iphone 5. this is the
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scene earlier in tokyo. apple fans carried apple umbrellas to keep rain off the gadgets as they waited to buy new ones. and apple cofounder tweeted this picture while waiting for the iphone 5 in australia. he doesn't have to wait in line. but he likes to do itch the caption says in line for first iphone 5 in the world with two others. time is 8:36. a short time ago we told you the space shuttle endeavour with a take off coming up to northern california, and we are excited here. but down in southern california they are he can cited too. our reporter lauren is live you are in el segundoo and what's it like down there. >> reporter: oh we are here at a flyover party. many folks have camped out overnight for a prime spot to check out the shuttle return
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home to los angeles. this is-- we are told this is one of the best vantage point because you can see it land from above. it's the only vantage point you can see the shuttle from above. so a lot of the folks have been here to get the best possible spot to get their pictures of the shuttle endeavour. many folks said they were here when the shuttle left los angeles over five years ago and they are excited for the arrival back home here. possibly two of the most excited are these two boys. they are turning 11 today. and they think that the shuttle arrival is their birthday present correct. >> yes. >> reporter: here for you. >> yep. >> reporter: and how many trips to space has the shuttle made? >> 25. >> reporter: and what is your favorite part about today? you got your nasa gear on and your stickers and what he at most exciting part tore you today? >> -- for you today. >> probably our friends and the whole school is coming so we can still hang out. but most exciting part is our
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birthday and it's like a surprising birthday president. >> reporter: you will never forget the 11th birthdays. >> no. >> reporter: the shuttle expected to i -- arrive in a couple hours. after it does the flyovers to your area and back down to los angeles and i tell you what, folks here can't wait. young, old and everyone brought families it's a party here at l.a.x. as we await the arrival. now back to you. >> thanks lauren. now here's a look at the shuttle endeavour's route. supposed to fly over the state capitol in sacramento around 9:30. it is due to arrive here in the bay area by 10:15. and it may be 10:30 we don't know. with the flyover in the east bay and marin county. it will circle the golden gate bridge before making its way down over the peninsula to nasa ames at moffett field and continue down south and will land at l.a.x. in los angeles. >> we saw the people setting
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up. they have advised people on the roads to keep your eye on the road an though you have the shuttle flying over you if you are strike it's -- driving it's best to be careful and sal joins with us an update on the commute. what's going on on the road. >> reporter: that's right. chp can give you a citation and people along the golden gate bridge on the bay bridge it's going to fly over our area at about 9:30 on the golden gate bridge. so, you want to make sure that if you are there to see it, don't be driving. plan ahead and don't make it unsafe for other people driving on a the roads. so let's go outside and take a look at highway 24. some improvement driving up to the tunnel. no major problems. also this morning's commute is going to be busy at toll plaza but has improved quite a bit. it was backed up for a half- hour delay now it's down to about 5. and this morning, the slow traffic continues on 880 southbound nimitz freeway. it's been slow there which is slow also on northbound 101 in san hoe hey into the -- san jose in the south bay now to
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steve. >> thank you. good morning. we have a little bit of patchy fog. again, it's a little over the bay. most is on the san mateo coast. actually it's a good thing. it's delayed getting here later than sooner. 9:30 might be iffy 10:30 looks good except for the san mateo coast where a ribbon the fog will hold on a few high clouds. so mostly sunny here. some of that fog i've had good reports. at the golden gate it's good. don't move. if it's good now it should be good later on because most fog is maxing out at 8 or 9. patchy low clouds mostlysunny. 40s and 50s we have upper 30s and 40s this mork. cold up in the north -- morning. cold up in the north bay. the low here all week finally started to pack its bag and move way up north. a piece of this is going to move into the pacific northwest and drop into the sierra nevada sunday into monday. that gives us a wind probably
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pick up in the wind event but not until sunday. today and tomorrow, mostly sunny. a little warmer. especially inland 80s and this is it for summer. last full day. last full day. hardly knew you. fall begins tomorrow. cooler and breezy sunday into monday. next week warm and mild. even on the coast. >> all right. thanks. time is 8:# 1. a -- 8:41. a bizarre attack what a homeless man did and why police officers are out on disability. >> the high speed rail announcement that's good news on the jobs front. >> reporter: and the shuttle flyover is a little over an hour away. we will tell you why it's a bitter sweet event for astronauts when mornings on 2 continues. way-there's no way.
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u.s. stocks are higher with investors hopeful after a few companies reported higher earnings and european leaders raised hopes that the continent is working out its debt criesis. apple propelled by the frenzy around the release of the iphone 5 we have been telling you about. that's up nearly 1% right now at 704 and 75 cents. looking live at big board dow up 27 and nasdaq up 12 and s&p
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up 4. wal-mart is phasing out sales of a popular electronic device. world's largest retailer announced it will stop selling the amazon kindle when the current supply is gone. that's expected to be before the holiday shopping season gets fully underway. but it will continue to sell other e-readers target stopped offering kindle in the stores last may. time 8:45. let's go up-to-date on the other top stories we are following right now. protesters marched through san francisco's mission district late last night protesting an officer involved shooting there a couple hours earlier. some protesters vandalized the mission police station. no arrests were made. >> the space shuttle endeavour is heading towards sacramento as we speak. it took off just about 30 minutes ago from edward air force base in southern california. now after it flies low over the state capital, it will be heading -- capitol it will be heading here. and big crowds of people are
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gathering all over the bay area this morning. they want to get to see this historic flyby. ktvu ann ruben is is live at one of the biggest local watch parties one at moffettfield in mountainview good morning ann. >> reporter: the program here just got underway. and they have two astronauts and the program director speaking. this is endeavour's last mission. it will head down to the final resting place at the california sighs encenter. but first it will -- science sent en. first it will do a historic passover. it could fly as low as 500 feet. the idea is to pay tribute to those who made the shuttle program possible and astronauts for like ste-ve robinson it will be bitter sweet. >> the fact it worked once is amazing. the fact we put together a space station with the space shuttle is miracle upon miracle. there's pride along with the
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sadness of seeing it get retired. >> reporter: to give you an idea of where endeavour will head and when, nasa official estimate it will leave after 9:30 and head towards the bay area. and it will pass over the golden gate bridge and san francisco landmarks. and then head down 101 towards moffett field. it will likely be here sometime between 10 and 10:15. live at moffett field ann rubin ktvu2 news. 3 san francisco police officers are still on disability this morning after having a severe reaction to poison oak. it happened earlier this month during a struggle with a homeless man who attacked police with a large tree branch in golden gate park. police say 39-year-old william degan was violent with the park ranger who was citing him for illegal camping. that's when he attack the raker and -- attacked the ranger and police. he was arrested and faces charges with assault with a deadly weapon.
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and san francisco police are investigating a deadly overnight accident that happened around one this morning. police say a woman driving on bay shore near caesar chavez hit a pedestrian walking in the streetch the driver is cooperating with the police. the bay shore off-ramp to southbound highway 101 was closed for several hours during the investigation. if you have information, you are asked to call san francisco police. a man is recovering from gunshot wounds in concord. police say he was shot overnight and was found on the sidewalk of garden avenue near upland drive. no one was -- has been arrested and again if you have information in this case, you are asked to call police. time 8:49. the white house is putting california's high speed rail project on the fast track. in an fort to put people to work. -- in an effort to put people to work it calls for a faster permit and review process for building the frees mow to bakersfield stretch. that project received 3 billion dollars in federal funding.
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the white house also announced plans to speed up the permit and review process for the downtown san francisco ferry terminal expansion. in colorado, prosecutors in the colorado movie theatershooting case are dropping efforts to get what could be a key piece of evidence. they wanted to see the notebook that the suspect james holmes sent to a psychologist days before the shooting. now they say it would move the case along faster if they dropped that request. if holmes lawyers use an insanity defense prosecutors will probably still get access to the notebook later on. in another new development, the sheriff department released this. a new booking photo of james holmes as he looks now. looks very different. in the new photo the one on the left, he has short brown hairinstead of the bright orange hair on the right you saw in the first booking photo. holmes is facing 152 charges in connection with that shooting
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on july 20th. 12 people were killed and 58 others were hurt. 10 minutes before 9. san mateo police are joining theeffort to find a retired firefighter who disappeared during a cross-country train trip. the department says they are sending two detectives in to colorado to help search for charlie doud. he was on his way to chicago to visit his son and investigators say he may have fallen off the train. search crews are focusing on a 160 mile area between colorado and nebraska. this morning sheriff deputies are closely watching a santa rosa middle school war threatening note was found. a cuss -- where a threatening note was found. a custodian found the note before class at willow middle school. deputies were called but a search of the campus didn't turn up anything. the school stayed open but some parents decided to keep their children home. deputies say the note contained disturbing comments but didn't give specifics. the warning if you live in
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san mateo county, pg&e will conduct a brief natural gas venting operation this morning. it's happening near highway 92 and interstate 208 interchange in belmont. residents you may smell natural gas but they are saying don't be worried. pg&e san says -- says it's not harmful. bay area olympians will take center stage before the giants game tonight. danville jessica and maggie steffens are two of the olympians honor. they helped the u.s. women's water polo team wint gold medal in london. more than 35 past and present olympians as well as paraolympians will be honored in tonight's ceremony. the giant by the way play the padres beginning at 7:15 tonight. the giants magic number to clinch the division is now down to 3. 8:52. two bay area animals made it into the guinness book of world records. zac is a 25-year-old parrot
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from san jose with 22 dunks and he set the record for the most slam dunks per minute by a parrot on a specially designed basketball hoop. the second is a donkey named oklahoma sam from watsonville and he is just name the tallest donkey in the world at a record height of 5 feet and 1 inch. >> okay. time 8:52. bart is celebrating 40 years of service and is giving something away. how commuters could possibly wayne ticket worth 40 bucks. plus, a reminder for drivers on the golden gate bridge as endeavour getting ready to do a flyover. you.
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police are searching for a woman accused of stealing a donation box at the blue sky veterinary hospital in roaneard park. the donations was for a memorial fund for 18-year-old kyle nolan. he was a son of one of the veterinarians and he was killed last month in peru. the office manager at blue sky thinks that box and the $1,000 inside was stolen by a woman who came in yesterday morning to make an appointment. the manager says the woman that eye didn't fied herself as helen burgess and gave a phoney phone number and address. >> it seemed unreal that someone would do that. i didn't think there were people out there that would do such a horrible thing. >> the office was actually planning to take the money to a
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bank next week. they are hoping now to generate more donations. it's 8:56. a special stick core win a bart ticket worth $40 part of the 40th anniversary celebration. this morning, street teams hand out anniversary stickers and passengers spotted wearing them in and around bart station today and tomorrow could be rewarded with a ticket worth $40. bart says 1,000 lucky passengers will receive the tickets. time 8:56. sal you watching road and the golden gate bridge. >> reporter: that's right. it's going to be busy as the endeavour will fly over reminder going to a live picture. i want to remind you not to stop on the span. tough pull over to watch the shuttle flyby get to a safe spot. you will be cite if you stop on the bridge. let's look at westbound bay bridge. that's the light and driving in the south bay this morning we have some slowing but improved quite a bit. now steven. >> thanks. well for most for most the
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shuttle viewing will be fine except for the san mateo coast. we will take that into saturday and fall starts tomorrow morning. and then cooler breezy on sunday. >> all right. thanks. >> any time. >> that's the report for this morning. we thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. >> we want to remind you we will break into programming ktvu when the shuttle endeavour flies over the bay area. join ktvu channel 2 news at noon. thanks for joining us. have a great weekend. once again a live look at nasa ames moffett fields lots of crowds wait for flyover by endeavour.
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